River Tavern

$ $ $
23 Main St
Chester, CT 06412
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 9:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 9:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 9:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 9:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:30am - 2:30pm
5:00pm - 10:00pm
11:00am - 2:30pm
4:30pm - 9:00pm



  • Take a stroll up to my garden and studio on Spring Street before you dine.
  • A touch of New York City dining in the town of Chester, CT. Menu changes daily. A staple, however, is the guacamole - the best - and don't be afraid to try the bread pudding. You will be amazed.
  • The date pudding is amazing... And so is everything else!
  • Wonderful dishes! Ingredients sourced from CT farms. The menu changes with the seasons and foods available. Located in a charming little New England town. One of the best restaurants in the area.
  • They make the best Dark & Stormy in New England!
  • Date pudding is awesome. You need to order it with your entree so they can prepare it in advance.
  • Ramen is always very good. Nice bottle beer selection Seafood is fresh and a lot of options
  • Best Dark n Stormy on the planet. Chips and Guacamole is great.
  • Lovely little local restaurant filled with original Sol Lewitts (he lived in Chester.) Everything is delicious, but definitely get the guacamole (a staple here). They also make an awesome Bloody Mary.
  • Great little spot, definitely start off with the guacamole
  • This a nice quit place food great ,the chef and wait service is outstanding
  • They serve food fresh from the farm to the table.
  • Spend some of the day at gillette castle and then take the ferry over for a nice meal at this gem. Old Tom tea, Mussels, Fluke, DATE PUDDING. Really nice atmosphere too.
  • Date pudding to die for. The tacos were awesome.
  • Get the date pudding and the painkiller drink. You won't be sorry!
  • Everything is amazing. Don't leave without enjoying the date pudding for dessert.
  • The menu changes every day! Call ahead to arrange for vegan options.
  • Try the Monk fish if it's available. Goes well with a Caesar salad app. Ditto on the date pudding. Definitely one to share for two - it'll weigh you down!
  • 8/18 review in The Day: "We enjoyed a superb filet of striped bass perched upon beets, corn, summer squash, and green beans, united by a peach vinaigrette" Full review - http://bit.ly/pCE6qz
  • Lobster Sandwich is unforgettable

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